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Stadthuys

Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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US$43.75*
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Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
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Day Tour UNESCO Malacca, Dutch Museum & Kampong Morten Tour with local lunch
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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6062841934
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"red building"
in 18 reviews
"history museum"
in 9 reviews
"city hall"
in 7 reviews
"dutch architecture"
in 8 reviews
"old building"
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"dutch square"
in 20 reviews
"clock tower"
in 13 reviews
"christ church"
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"interesting building"
in 4 reviews
"water fountain"
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"tourist spot"
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"queen victoria's fountain"
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"kuala lumpur"
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"take photos"
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"nice place"
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"malacca town"
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"jonker walk"
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The Stadthuys is definitely the most recognisable building in Melaka - big, red and central. This was originally the seat of the Dutch colonial government and then the seat of the British colonial administration and then the seat of Melaka's administration. The building is vaguely...More

Thank P E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could not miss it as Stadthuys is right next to Christ Church and opposite to Jonker street. It is a nice building but the building itself dosen't look not very impressive. If you are interested in history, you could pay to enter the museum....More

Thank Karmaexplorer
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Actually, this area is Melaka's main attraction. From this place, you can reach some touristy place in Melaka, such as infamous Jonker Street, Melaka Street Art Wall, Masjid Kampung Keling, Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, Church of St. Farncis Xavier, St. Paul's Church, Famosa Fortress,...More

Thank ermezmee
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great for taking photos. A building rich in culture and history. You can take a stroll on your own pace or join a free guided tours available on site. A must visit.

Thank BillNabilah
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I wanted to know more about who invaded this country throughout the years - to find all this out make sure you pay to go inside and check it out. Very informative. The entire area is steeped in history and worth visiting. There are two...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is a very historical place that shows the fortress wall and cannons that used to protect this area. Nice view and good for taking photos here.

Thank Yew Mun L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A must see when in Malacca. Located right at the center next to the amazing Christ Church. Legacy of the Dutch & Portuguese. Used to be the administrative center built on top of an old fort. Impressive colonial dutch architecture & vibrant colors. There are...More

Thank poopshooter
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Our guide, who brought from Kuala Lumpur, was wise to include this on our tour. Stadthuys is a historical building which speaks of the Dutch history of Malacca It's located in the heart of Malacca, and the building itself is lovely. The museum is also...More

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a must see in Malacca. To understand the Portuguese, Dutch, British occupations, is it understand the Malacca people and the great influence it had had in the region.

Thank Foodie149
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The area is soaked in dutch colonial charm with the typical architecture and vibrant colors. The museum inside is quite knowledgeable and takes you back down the historic lane of melaka. The place is maintained well as it attracts the most tourists. We took a...More

Thank nik_men
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After taking your lunch upon reaching Melaka, I suggest you take the river cruise first near the Stadhuys. Then you take a short taxi ride to Masjid Selat Melaka. After that, you can drop by Menara Taming Sari. A short walk... More
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